Bible Definitions

I’m Shy So How Can I Witness for Christ? – Christian Article

Tweet How can a person that is painfully shy witness for Christ as bold as a lion? Gospel Power The gospel comes with its own power. In other words, there is power in the Gospel, because there is power in the Word. The Apostle Paul, in referring to the gospel, wrote, “For I am not ashamed of the gospel, for it is the power of God for salvation to everyone who believes, to the…

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What Does Intercession Mean? A Biblical Definition of Intercession – Christian Article

Tweet What does the word intercession mean when used in the Bible? What is the biblical definition of intercession? Intercession Intercession is basically the act of interceding between two or more parties. This could include prayers, petitions, or an entreaty requesting the favor of someone. I remember when I was young, two of my friends were about to get into a fight and I tried to intercede on behalf of one of my friends…

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What is Being Drunk In The Spirit? – Christian Article

Tweet What is being “drunk in the Spirit?” Is it biblical?                                         Filled with the Spirit First of all, you cannot be filled with the Spirit until you’ve first trusted in Christ. Only then do you receive the Holy Spirit and He comes to abide in you. The Apostle Paul admonishes us to…

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Are Christians In The Great White Throne Judgment? – Christian Article

Tweet What is the Great White Throne Judgment? Are believers in this judgment? An Appointed Day The Bible teaches that Jesus Christ is coming again to judge the world, and this includes believers and unbelievers. Of course, it will fare infinitely better for believers because God’s wrath no longer abides on them (John 3:36a), but it does for those who have rejected Jesus Christ during their lifetime (John 3:36b). Every unbeliever is…

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Who Or What Is The Inner Man? – Christian Article

Tweet Who or what is the “inner man” Paul wrote about? The Present State We are born into sin. The psalmist wrote in Psalm 51:5, “Behold, I was brought forth in iniquity, and in sin did my mother conceive me.” Want more biblical evidence that we are all fallen creatures by nature? The Apostle Paul wrote that “None is righteous, no, not one” (Rom 3:10), and to make it clear that there…

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How To Be Anxious For Nothing But In Everything By Prayer – Christian Article

Tweet The Apostle Paul’s admonition to pray about everything and not be anxious about anything sounds good, but how can we do it? Anxiety There is so much benefit from reading the Word of God. For example, Scripture tells me that I ought to be “Casting all your anxieties on him, because he cares for you” (1 Pet 5:7), so my question is, “Why do I still insist on carrying all of…

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What Does It Mean To Shrink Back At His Appearing? – Christian Article

Tweet The Apostle John wanted believers to abide in Christ and have boldness on the day of His appearing, and not shrink back in shame? What does “shrink back at His appearing” meaning. Abiding in Christ ! Jesus often spoke about abiding in Him because we can’t do anything without our Lord, and even less than that if we are not abiding in Christ. Jesus said “Abide in me, and I in…

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Who Were The Samaritans? – Christian Article

Tweet Who were the Samaritans? Why were they so despised by the Jews? Samaria Founded Before Samaria existed or any Samaritan ever walked the earth, the nation of Israel split into two separate nations. The Northern Kingdom was composed of ten of the tribes of Israel, and would come to be known as Israel, while the Southern Kingdom had a few of the ten tribes from the Northern Kingdom, but was primarily…

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What Is The Mercy Seat? – Christian Article

Tweet The Ark of the Covenant was covered by the Mercy Seat, so what was the Mercy Seat? Mercy I have heard grace described as something we receive that we do not deserve and certainly didn’t earn (Eph 2:8-9), but mercy is God not giving us what we do deserve, and that’s His wrath. I think that’s fair. I also see that mercy is a spiritual gift. At least that’s Romans 12:8…

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Is God Different In The Old Testament Than In The New? – Christian Article

Tweet Did God change from the Old Testament to the New? Was God more violent and harsh in the Old Testament than in the New? Old Testament Sometimes, people have difficulty reading the Old Testament because there is so much violence. They might read how God commanded Israel to completely annihilate the pagan nations that were living in the Promised Land which was given to Israel. For example, 1 Samuel 15:3 says,…

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Why Did God Require Animal Sacrifices?

Tweet Why would God require innocent animals, to be sacrificed for something they never did? Covering Sins Many skeptics of the Bible question the practice of sacrificing animals, so why would God require innocent animals to be sacrificed for something they never did? Since it was humans who were responsible, why should they die for sinful creatures? Maybe that’s the point. Jesus died for us while we were still sinners (Rom 5:8).…

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